The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 23 26
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 2.82% 4.46%
As % of the Qualifications category - 15.38% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Average salary - £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -
Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.02% 18.31% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 27
Average salary £28,625 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCP
West Yorkshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MCP
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Halifax region.

MCP Salary Trend in Halifax

MCP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
1 5 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
1 5 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCSA
2 4 (80.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee